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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Using M$ in an intelligent discussion is similar to using "Crapple" in place of Apple.
Or... Hackintosh...?
    
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Or... Hackintosh...?
In this circumstance, Hackintosh refers to a non-Apple certified computer hacked to run OSX, and is not used in a derogatory fashion.
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Originally Posted by Kamakazi View Post
Guess what, 75% of the people who have the ability to hack it don't care
So you're saying that Mac users- the folks that buy more expensive computers because they look 'pretty' and have fruit on them- even have the ability to hack their system? Surely, I misunderstood...

EDIT: ME DUMB. GOTCHA.
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post #74 of 131
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Originally Posted by oneluvballer21 View Post
So you're saying that, like M$ has a theoretical monopoly over the PC market, Mac has a monopoly over the OSX and other MacOS based systems...? So why do people who hate M$ for being a monopoly type of business flock to another monopoly in Apple...? Oh, thats right, they have deceiving advertisements...
Apple is the name of the company, and how do they have a monopoly of any sort? They're a PC manufacturer that has their own OS, and that's about it. The ads aren't as deceitful as they are exaggerations. The ones I've seen lately, though, are dumb (but still funny.)

And so what if the ads are getting them more sales; that's the point of ads. I'm sure AMD could get a greater market share if they would advertise like intel does. I've never seen an AMD commercial on TV, and I've only seen one billboard, but it was a "Now hiring" billboard, not really a product ad.

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So you're saying performance wasn't similar? Although the cost of the "Hackintosh" probably wasn't $800 like they said, it's at least half the cost of a Mac Pro.
lol the good old "so you're saying," a tactic used to slightly twist one's words into another's favor in order to advance his own idea...

No, I'm not saying that. The performance was kinda all over the place. The hackintosh had 4GB of RAM and a diff CPU, but the others had their stock stuff. I'd like to know the reasons for the results, though; they were interesting.

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Originally Posted by PiratesRule View Post
Using the "M$" makes any point you try to make seem biased, even if it's not, and is not clever in anyway.
I've always just seen it as an abbreviation, as I don't like having to write out m-i-c-r-o-s-o-f-t. And the $ is something I see all the time, so it kinda just stuck. But as for bias - it means nothing.

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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Using M$ in an intelligent discussion is similar to using "Crapple" in place of Apple.
I don't see it that way. I think for most people it's just an abbreviation that just stuck - nothing more.
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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
I've always just seen it as an abbreviation, as I don't like having to write out m-i-c-r-o-s-o-f-t. And the $ is something I see all the time, so it kinda just stuck. But as for bias - it means nothing.

I don't see it that way. I think for most people it's just an abbreviation that just stuck - nothing more.
You could use MS, which is Microsoft themselves use.
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post #76 of 131
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Originally Posted by Miki View Post
If any of you have doubted the power of building your own PC, check this out:

Hakintosh outperforms Mac Pro

As the guy on Lifehacker just showed, his single core, sub $1000 Hackintosh just blew away the $2k+ MacPro on nearly all benchmarks. As is being shown in the ‘Building A Mac Killer’ series - Apple doesn’t hold a candle to what you can do with a little research, patience and time.

Oooooh….his hackintosh doesn’t have iSight!! Or a free printer!! Whine all you want Macaplodocuses, Mac is a PC now - and it just can’t hang with a DIY system in terms of price/performance.

Source

(wow harsh, btw I didn't write that just sharing some news =D)
Guess what, Mac OS stomps all over Vista at the moment. Some people are willing to pay the extra $ for a current OS that works.
    
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Why does every Apple thread have to turn into this?
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I just love reading all the senseless crap from all the amateur lawyers on here. It really is a comical way to start the day.
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post #79 of 131
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
You could use MS, which is Microsoft themselves use.
That would be unbiased and professional, which has no place here.

/sarcasm
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I still like my MacBook.
You should be beaten with it, and hopefully it'll still be intact enough to boot up and over clock until it explodes.
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